Democracy Spring March Arrives In DC 6
Washington DC, Sunday April 10, 2016. Around 300 Democracy Spring anti-corruption activists marched down historic US Route 1 into DC today for a brief rally at Union Station.The 140 mile march started in Philadelphia on April 2 and will conclude at the US Capitol* on Monday, April 11 where the marchers will unite with Democracy Awakening activists in a week long congressional lobbying effort. Some of the participants in both the Democracy Spring and Democracy Awakening actions have pledged to engage in non-violent civil disobedience so some arrests are expected.
*"What exactly are we demanding that Congress do? Our collective demand to Congress is that it take immediate action to end the corruption of big money in politics and ensure free and fair elections in which every American has an equal voice. Our proposed reform bills are: the Government By The People Act & Fair Elections Now Act, The Voting Rights Advancement Act Of 2015 & Voter Empowerment Act Of 2015 and the Democracy For All Amendment. For more information, visit democracyspring.org."